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Justus of Canterbury (d. November 10, between 627 and 631), was the fourth Archbishop of Canterbury, in England. A missionary sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons, he became the first Bishop of Rochester in 604. He was forced to flee to Gaul in 616 after the death of King Æthelberht of Kent, but was reinstated in his diocese the next year. In 624 he became Archbishop of Canterbury, and during his term of office oversaw the despatch of missionaries to Northumbria.


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Justus
Preceded by:
St. Mellitus
Archbishop of Canterbury
619-624
Succeeded by:
Honorius
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